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Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
this morning, writer j.k. rowling set the world of children's books on fire with harry potter and his magical world. her new book is much more down to earth. >> "casual vacancy" is the name. and it goes on sale today. and "nightline's" cynthia mcfadden got an early look. >> reporter: books. movies. >> you're a wizard, harry. >> i'm a what? >> reporter: merchandise. a theme park. the harry potter universe, j.k. rowling's creation, has spell bound millions. now, rowling has left her wizarding world behind for an adult novel called "the casual vacancy." you've gone from the ultimate fantasy to the ultimate reality. >> i've gone from dragons and unicorns and all the fun that's involved in writing that, to a book that intensely personal. that expresses a lot of my reality. >> reporter: rowling insists the book is not a memoir. but she did draw on the darker times of her life to craft her characters. >> we have an adult character in the book who has obsessive compulsive disorder. these are things i know from the inside. yeah. >> reporter: the ocd part of it, as well? >> when i was in my teens i had
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
in those photos, by the way. >>> the celebrated author in the harry potter phenomenon, out with an adult novel. i should say a novel for adults. j.k. rowling. >> thank you, george. she's talking to cynthia mcfadden. >>> we have "modern family," taking over "gma." all week. today. >> it's emmy winner julie bowen. she's here. and i understand, so is her emmy dress. we can distusz that couture gown. >> chartreuse took over the red carpet. >> are you playing a drinking game with chartreuse? >> we've got to commit. that's all. >>> a lot coming up. we have to shift gears right now. a story we've been following out of georgia. a bizarre murder trial, where a convicted stalker is defending himself against charges that he murdered the roommate of his stalking target. waseem daker called his first witness yesterday. and steve osunsami is covering it from the courthouse. >> about your son, nick? i'm sorry i have to ask that, sir. do you need a minute? >> of course, not. >> reporter: in this crowded georgia courtroom, there were more tears tuesday, this time from the ex-husband of karmen smith, the
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
after harry potter for emma watson. >> she's in the new movie which opens friday. it's really good. a very moving film. the whole audience got to see it. she's a lovely. she stopped by this afternoon as well as the long island and medium. >>--law and islan long island medium. >> she is fascinating and entertaining. >> i am a skeptic, but it's pretty amazing what she does. she walks around the audience and reads . it's interesting to watch. it is entertaining, at least. anything else we need to be aware of today? >> just our guest host is tony baxter and's sister temar. -- tony brac xton's sister. and we will talk about the chicago teachers strike and prince harry and then doesn't photograph taken of prince escaped from a far distance. >> anderson is coming up in a few hours right here on abc 7 at 3:00,. this afternoon we will hear from the woman staring up bedrooms. the author of "50 shades of grey" will join katie couric this afternoon at 4:00 on abc 7 followed by the news at 5:00. a video shot 20 years ago is raising serious questions about safety. the video shows a toddler playi
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
, the writer who brought us, of course, harry potter. and now, her first book for adults is already a hit. it's called "the casual vacancy." and abc's cynthia mcfadden went all the way to scotland to visit the very usually private writer for a very intimate interview. >> good morning, amy. i started out worried to tell you the truth. it was so intense the book. we had to read the man script pages in the publisher's offices. but it was all okay when we got to meet j.k. rowling. her novel is already becoming a blockbuster. it's number one on amazon.com before going on sale today. before anyone really knows much about what's in it. you're going to get your own first look from the author herself, right now. >> harry potter, confront your fate. >> reporter: it's been years since the last harry potter movie was released. five years since the last book. but the interest in harry potter's creator has not died down. especially as her new non-harry novel goes on sale. i'm holding the only copy of the book in scotland, i understand. this is so rare. i read the manuscript pages in your publisher's office
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 12:00am EDT
computer a virus. this year it's more interesting than usual. >> words used to describe harry potter star emma watson include things like pretty, talented, charming, the internet security company mcafee says watson is the favorite celebrity for cybercriminals trying to lure internet users. many bad guys use watson's name to trick users into downloading malware or steal their personal information. the others are jessica biel, eva mendez, selena gomez and halle berry, the only guy to crack the top 20 was jimmy kimmel. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i guess that's true, right? maybe. i'm the most dangerous man in america. you hear that, everyone who wouldn't go to the prom with me? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: according to the list i'm more dangerous than taylor swift but less dangerous than sofia vergara. last year brad pitt was in the top 20 and now he's not. i finally beat brad pitt at something. that's exciting. i have no idea why my name popped up on those lists but not only am i dangerous to search on the internet as guillermo will tell you, i'm dangerous to search in real life too. [ bee
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
.k. rowling from harry potter with her first adult book. >> and the first couple booted from "dancing with the stars," the all-star edition. >> we heard what wendy williams had to say about that. your predictions, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! >> what's going on over there? >> the ostrich pillow makes another appearance. >> that's ghastly. thanks for watching. only five more. that means three. >> four seconds, guys. >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. is 8:56. public roundtable will be held on a public flooding in the bloomingdale. the hearing will be discussed prevention and assistance. at 2:00 p.m. at the wilson building. look at this video. an unusual sight outside of an elementary school in silver spring. for the last several evenings, birds have been flying into the schools to me. they are expected to leave cooler.he weather gets is angela foster. >> thank you. good morning. tough out there. according to loudoun county your lanes are shut another crash. it one ofking at heavy spoke traffic on 66. toward the beltway. delays eastbound from 50 to 123
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